Tag Archives: Good Will Hunting

Ben Affleck is perhaps Hollywood’s biggest and most diverse superstar

As big a star as Ben Affleck is, I’m sure he gets the credit that he deserves. Not only is he an A-list Hollywood talent, he’s an acclaimed and award winning filmmaker. Affleck is part of superhero blockbusters, prestige fare, and everything in between. Throw in his charity work and[...]

Robin Williams: The 10 Best Performances

It’s taken me a little bit to be able to write this piece, honestly. The death of Robin Williams hit myself and most of the industry harder than a celebrity’s passing usually does. Part of it has to do with the fact that it was a suicide, but more than[...]

Heath Ledger: The Top 25 (Best Supporting Actor)

Continuing on with this weekly series I’m doing for the site, we’re in the midst of talking the top 25 Oscar winners in just about every single one of the Academy Award categories. Aside from the shorts and something a bit harder to rank like Best Sound Editing or Mixing[...]

Oscars®: The Top 25 (Best Original Screenplay)

Continuing a new weekly series I’m doing…we’re talking the top 25 Oscar winners in just about every single one of the Academy Award categories. Aside from the shorts and something like Best Sound Mixing like I mentioned previously, I’ll be hitting them all over the coming weeks and months, including[...]

Ben Affleck talks “Argo,” Kevin Smith fans, and more Lehane stories – OSCARS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Some of us are still getting used to talking about Ben Affleck, The Director. Most of us grew up watching Ben Affleck, The Marquee Star. Ever since the fresh-faced Bostonian shocked the world (or, at the very least, the film industry) by winning an Oscar for his[...]

Ben Affleck reveals Jennifer Garner does most of the parenting

HollywoodNews.com: It sounds like Ben Affleck is very lucky to have Jennifer Garner as his wife as he is revealing that she definitely does the majority of the parenting while he is often distracted by work. Affleck spoke with ‘Details’ about how hard it has been for him to balance work[...]

Ben Affleck’s thrilling “Argo” a major step for maturing filmmaker – TORONTO

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I can’t remember a more complete career renaissance than the one Ben Affleck’s currently enjoying. Not that long ago, the handsome Boston actor – a one-time Oscar winner for co-screenwriting “Good Will Hunting” – was in Hollywood “prison,” condemned for poor choices ranging from “Gigli” to “Jersey[...]

Ben Affleck on Casey Affleck: ‘We all root for one another’

HollywoodNews.com: Ben Affleck and his burgeoning star brother Casey Affleck aren’t in competition with one another. Speaking to the Daily Record, Ben Affleck says, “I don’t even know what we would compete over. I’ve seen a bunch of versions of his movies and he’s seen mine and we help each other.[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘The Town,’ ‘Jack Goes Boating,’ ‘Easy A,’ ‘Devil’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Ben Affleck has had a career of ups and downs but to his credit he hasn’t let critical brickbats or tabloid fodder derail him from living up to the promising talent he showed as an actor and writer in 1997’s Good Will Hunting which won Ben[...]

Matt Damon thinks Ben Affleck is the next Clint Eastwood

HollywoodNews.com: Sure, best buds and Oscar winning scribes Ben Affleck and Matt Damon may have been pitted against one another as box office stars at one point, but the latter thespian thinks his former “Good Will Hunting” buddy is going to explode as a director. So much so, that Damon went[...]
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